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Lesvos: Second refugee dies at the hot spot of Moria

A Syrian refugee  was found dead inside a tent at the refugee camp of Moria on the Greek island of Lesvos (Lesbos) on Saturday morning. the incident marks the second refugee death in Moria in a week. According to local media, the 46-year-old man was taken to the hospital of …

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EU Migration Commissioner urges NGOs to manage funds with transparency

EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos urged non-governmental organizations involved in the care of refugees and migrants to manage funds with more transparency. “NGOs must manage available funds with transparency,” Avramopoulos said on Wednesday and called on international organizations operating in the country “to step up their efforts to provide immediate …

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Refugee camps in winter: NGOs join forces and urge Greece to take action

More than 60,000 refugees and migrants exposed to snow, rain and cold. Summer tents covered by snow. Pictures that shocked the world. Who is to blame? the EU Commission that sent the funds? the Greek government? The international refugee agencies? The NGOs? Several non-governmental organizations, volunteers’ groups and networks working …

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Moria: Gov’t sends Navy Ship to host refugees (shocking videos)

At least one ship of the Greek Navy is to be dispatched to the island of Lesvos to help provide accommodation to refugees and migrants at the hot spot of Moria amid freezing temperatures and heavy snow falls. The ship is reportedly “fully equipped to receive any camp residents that …

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Athens Municipality Shelter throws Homeless out in the cold

Unbelievable. But not surprise. The Shelter for Homeless run by the Athens Municipality threw homeless out in the coldest and snowy night in the Greek capital. On Tuesday night, the shelter closed its doors at 11 p.m. amid heavy snow fall and temperature below the freezing point. The denouncement was …

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Russia’s Consul found dead in Athens home

Greek police say the head of the consular section at the Russian Embassy in Athens has been found dead in his apartment, but there are no immediate indications of foul play. A consular employee found the body of 54-year-old Consul Andrei Malanin at his apartment in the Greek capital on …

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Police arrests fugitive far-left militant Pola Roupa

After two years of search, Greek police captured fugitive far-left militant Pola Roupa in an operation early Thursday morning. The 48-year-old woman was hiding together with her child in a one-room apartment in Agios Dimitrios suburb of south Athens. Together with Roupa, police arrested also a 25-year-old Greek woman who …

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Prosecutors raid offices of Novartis in Athens over alleged bribery scandal

Corruption prosecutors raided the offices of Swiss drug maker Novartis in Athens a few days ago as part of an ongoing investigation over bribery allegations, sources told Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) on Tuesday. According to the same sources, the prosecutors requested a thorough search to gather electronic data and documents …

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Larissa: Baby Jesus stolen from Nativity Scene

Unknown persons stole Baby Jesus from the Nativity scene in the center of the city of Larissa in central Greece. According to Athens news Agency, the perpetrators broke the plexiglass protection of the Nativity scene next to the Christmas Tree in the main square of the city. They stole Baby …

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